In a Jewish ghetto in German-occupied Poland in 1944, Jacob Heym is summoned to the police station.
A sailor on a large cargo ship is good at his job but is also a philanderer and a rogue. Numerous shore leaves create complicated situations with women until the higher-ups decide that the sailor needs to settle down with a wife.
Mistress Holle, the head of the "Brothers Grimm" agricultural collective, is responsible for supervising two women with very different working styles. Maria Gold is diligent and dependable, while lazy Maria Pech is never able to deliver quality products.
With the arrival of twins, the Blaschke family grows from four to six and they don't really fit into their "Trabi" anymore. To solve the problem, father Hannes acquires a used official limousine.